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About the Department

The Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering has a unique and long tradition of excellence in advancing basic science and solving engineering problems relevant to society.

The department is dedicated to providing high-quality education and research in a variety of topics and focus on the following main areas:

Applied physics & devices: Photonics, electronics, nano-fabrication, advanced materials

Information processing: Signal analysis, imaging, sensing, information theory, communications

Systems science & applied mathematics: Control, optimization, computational mathematics, robotics

We solve problems with applications to: biomedicine (imaging, genomics, proteomics); energy and power; environment, defense and security; wireless communications and finances. Our faculty lead national and international research teams (including the Multi-University Research Initiative, or MURI) and collaborate on interdisciplinary research projects at Washington University in St. Louis. The Department strives to enhance education by providing a modern curriculum, renovated laboratories and hands-on research projects.

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We are grateful to our friends, donors and colleagues for their continuous support. It has been a privilege and honor to lead the department in the last several years. I look forward to continuing working with my colleagues on further improving and strengthening our activities.

Arye Nehorai, PhD
The Eugene & Martha Lohman Professor of Electrical Engineering Department Chair

Professor Nehorai is the Department Chair of Electrical & Systems Engineering. His research interests cross disciplines for projects in signal processing, communications, biomedicine and the environment.

Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering & Applied Science, Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering

Green Hall, CB 1042, 1 Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO, USA 63130
Phone: (314) 935-5565, Fax: (314) 935-7500

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